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Portfolio of Prashant Kulkarni

Usability Analyst, Interaction Designer and Graphic Designer reachpk@gmail.com , ph: +91 8888811901

Summary 13+ years of experience in User Experience Design Strong user/business research, analysis, design and evaluation capabilities. Use data gathering techniques to solve business problems and innovate. Extensive experience of managing clients, managing and leading design teams. Good domain understanding of finance, data center, banking, e-governance, travel industry, telecommunications, and automobiles. Also pursue passion for oil Paintings/acrylic (Art Portfolio: www.rangari.com)

Bilingual keyboard
Product Marathi/English bilingual keyboard Role Ideation till product development Challenge Design and develop a Marathi keyboard keeping existing QWERTY keyboard for english Users All Marathi speaking people

Marathi/English bilingual keyboard


Indian Petent 3543/MUM/2010 (27/12/2010) claim Seamless, easy and fastest keyboard for Marathi

Design Application for Multipathing


Product Symantec DMP (Dynamic Multipathing) for Vsphere Vcenter Role Interaction Designer Challenge Design a business critical Application for multipathing solution Users Network Administrators Approach and solution Understand Business Needs Understand competition Design and roll out first version of DMP Listen to customers/users and gather feedback Design and roll out second version of DMP Listen to customers/users and gather feedback Continue same approach for subsequent versions

Symantec Dynamic Mutipathing solution for Vmwares Vcenter

http://www.symantec.com/en/in/dynamic-multi-pathing-for-vmware

Design Application for High Availability


Product ApplicationHA (Application High Availability) Symantec Role Interaction Designer Challenge Design a business critical Application for Application high availability Users Application Administrators Approach and solution Understand Business Needs Design and roll out first version of ApplicationHA Listen to customers/users and gather feedback Design and roll out second version of ApplicationHA Listen to customers/users and gather feedback Continue same approach for subsequent versions

Symantec ApplicationHA solution for Vmwares Vcenter

http://www.symantec.com/application-ha

Design Application for High availability for Android


Product ApplicationHA (Application High Availability) Symantec Role Interaction Designer and visual designer Challenge Design a business critical Application for high availability for Android Users Application Administrators Approach and solution Understand Business Needs Review and understand Desktop ApplicationHA Understand Android platform Design prototype

Symantec Android ApplicationHA solution for Vmwares Vcenter

Manage all Symantecs applications for Android


Product SymPack Symantec Role Conceptualization, Interaction Designer, Visual Designer Challenge Provide customers a platform to manage Symantecs Android applications Users Administrators Approach and solution Conceptualize and sell idea in Symantec Understand Symantecs Android application needs Design a prototype

Symantec SymPack to manage Android applications

Design a Network Performance Report portal


Client Large telecommunications services provider in India Role Project Manager User experience design Challenge Design a network performance report portal for 5 different user groups. Critical portal for users to manage network efficiently in India. Users Circle heads, Regional Managers, Network operators, Services head Approach and solution Speak to stakeholders about existing information flow and their vision of new portal Speak to users about their requirements Focus group Derive a design strategy Design paper prototypes Design advance prototypes Handover to development with design specifications Oversee development efforts

Dashboard for Network performance engineers and regional manager (Final product)

Redesign of Information Services Provider portal


Client Large Information Services Provider in the UK Role Usability Lead and designer Challenge Business strategists and researchers to find specific information from a database of 56 countries , 15 industries and millions of publication documents Users Business strategists and researchers Approach and solution Speak to stakeholders about existing portal and their vision of new portal Interviews Speak to users about their requirements and pain points of existing website Telephonic one-on-one interview with webex. Derive a design strategy Design advance search tool and specific country section wireframes

Advance Search (Wireframes)

Advance Search results (Wireframes)

Test existing communication tool and redesign it


Client Huge telecommunication company in the UK Role Moderator and analyst for lab usability testing; designer of the new tool Challenge After usability tests, redesign a communication tool and its registration wizard for ease of use Users Existing customers using other telecommunication services Approach and solution Conduct usability tests in the UK (10 users) Analyse findings Create a UT report and wireframes

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Online communication tool (Wireframes)

Online communication tool (Wireframes)

Test existing rail booking application and redesign


Client Worlds leading IT solutions provider for travel and tourist industry Role Moderator and analyst for lab usability testing; designer of the new tool Challenge After usability tests, redesign a Ukrail ticket booking system Users Ticket ooking agents Approach and solution Conduct usability tests (lab testing) in the UK (10 users) Analyse findings Create a UT report and wireframes

Travel search criteria and results page (Wireframes)

Banking portal for small and medium businesses


Client Large international bank Role Sr. Usability Specialist Challenge Design a new banking system for Small and medium business Users Small and medium businesses Approach and solution Research - Analysis and understand requirements (Large banking system, Competition analysis, free and paid research documents) Create early prototypes (power point) Create advance prototypes (My role : Oversee English and Polish HTML prototype creation ) Conduct usability testing in three different countries (My role: design UT prototype ) Update prototype as per findings Release to development

Small and Medium businesses portal dashboard (Advance Prototype)

Small and Medium businesses portal payments worklist (Advance Prototype)

Conduct market research to position a new service & product


Client Domain provider for mobile phones (similar to .com, .net) Role Lead researcher and analyst. Moderator for dept interviews and evaluation of marketing message Challenge Position a new service and a product in the small and medium business space and evaluate marketing message with potential users Potential users Small and medium businesses Approach and solution Combine qualitative (dept interviews) and quantitative (survey) research method Conduct dept interviews in New york , London and Hamburg Analyse findings and cultural differences in accepting of the product and service

Mobile phone remote usability testing


Client Biggest IT services provider in the world Role Usability testing facilitator and analyst Challenge Test UK participants remotely from India using mobile phone emulator. Users High school graduates Approach and solution Recruit participants Design a protocol Conduct remote usability tests Analyse findings Make presentation

Design a portal for Singapore Government


Client Singapore Government Role Sr. Usability analyst and lead for the non-resident section Challenge Design a portal for citizens, permanent residents and nonresidents aspiring to travel Users Citizens, PRs and non-residents Approach and solution Interview key government officials Interview citizens Design portal wireframes Create visual designs Create standards guidelines

Non-residents section of the website

Graphic Design work

Abercrombie and Fitch

BASF

Cisco VOIP solutions

Game Design

Game Design

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